Class of 2022 Butcher Lab member, Parker Dean, was featured as part of the Cornell Biomedical Engineering student spotlight series. His article “Applying Math and Science in Practical Ways to Help People” can be found here.
December 16, 2021 The Additional Ventures Single Ventricle Research Fund (SVRF) 2021 program is focused on the identification and investigation of cardiac developmental pathways and mechanisms. Thirty-four new investigators and co-investigators were chosen worldwide. Professor Jonathan Butcher was awarded funding
December 13, 2021 Prof. Jonathan Butcher has helped discover how to ‘turn off’ a key driver of aortic stenosis, identifying the biological process behind certain instances of the disease in which heart valves become calcified and damaged. Find news article
Dr. Butcher has been elected a fellow in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The fellowship grade of achievement recognizes exceptional engineering achievements and contributions to the engineering profession and ASME. He is one of 3,427 fellows out of 74,788
A postdoctoral fellow in the Butcher Lab, Mingkun Wang, was recently awarded $136,236 through the Congenital Heart Defect Research Awards program. His project researching mechanical regulation of YAP/TAZ activity was one of eight in the nation to receive this award.